Houston Matters

Figure Skating Is Still A Big Sport, Even In Balmy Houston

Maggie Martin visits the Memorial Figure Skating Club of Houston to talk with local skaters and trainers about what draws them to the sport.

Ice skating

The pairs short program in figure skating gets underway at the Winter Olympics in South Korea today. And while the sport is perhaps the most highly anticipated for TV viewers, it’s also a draw for some participants – even here in hot, muggy Houston.

Back in 2014, Houston Matters producer Maggie Martin visited the Memorial Figure Skating Club to talk with local skaters and trainers about what draws them to the sport.

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